Join us for 探索太阳系, a planetarium show presented live by an astronomer in Mandarin.
This show is part of our Bilingual Families programme intended for bilingual or multilingual families who wish to explore the Universe with us in a language other than English.
Recommended ages 7+. Under-5s will not be admitted.
How to book
Planetarium shows are now available to book online and by phone. Our shows are very popular, to prevent any disappointment, we recommend booking your tickets in advance.
To book your tickets, please click here or contact the Bookings team on 0208 312 6608. The office is open Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm. We ask you to book your tickets at least 24 hours in advance. Cut-off for advance bookings in at 9am on the day of the show.
Please note: Seats are unallocated. Following government guidelines, from 16 October social distancing measures will be removed inside the Planetarium. You may be seated directly next to another guest.
Plan your visit
Yes! This show is suitable for ages 7+. Children under 5 will not be admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Planetarium shows last up to 30 minutes.
The planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted.
Pushchairs are not allowed into the planetarium itself but there is a designated buggy park in the foyer.
Planetarium show tickets do not include entry to the historic Royal Observatory, but you can book your visit separately here.
Choose your tickets
Please book your planetarium show tickets at least 24 hours in advance. Planetarium tickets do not include entry to the Royal Observatory.
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|Individual: £50||Individual: £60|
|Family: from £65||Family: from £75|